Basic questions

Holger Freyther holger at
Thu Oct 13 18:56:40 UTC 2016

> On 13 Oct 2016, at 12:32, Michael Kramer <michael.kramer at> wrote:

>>> Which firmware is on newly shipped Simtraces? The "buggy" v0.5 or the community enhanced version?
>> I don't know which firmware version is used when flashing but I find that
>> question funny. "community buggy" vs. "community enhanced"? There is the
>> Osmocom community and it works by people collaborating. You are free to
>> contribute your time and work towards a new "non-buggy" "community" release.
> Well the 0.5 available on the wiki is from 2012. And there is the "0.5.3-6ea9-dirty" firmware I've found through reading the mailing list archive which should fix some problems.

origin/master of SIMtrace has Min Xu's patches. Not sure if anyone has validated them.

> Got it! However the flashing process still freezes after checking the device status... Any suggestions towards that problem? Might try with a different OS.

What do you flash? Do you use SAM-BA/sam7utils to flash everything or use dfu-util to update the app? Which version of sam7utils or dfu-utils do you use?


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